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Sails Beach Bar & Restaurant

Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 716 863884
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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Reviews (252)
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Shared our cab with other lovely people we had met at the Waterlovers hotel. Service and food excellent beautiful surroundings.

Thank jkdean62
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I have to say I ate the best tuna carpaccio ever here!! Staying with friends further along the beach, being able to walk along the moonlit sand to this lovely restaurant is a truly memorable experience. The food, service and atmosphere is wonderful. Thank for...More

Thank Karen V
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Some friends had recommended Sails as the food was 'quite good'. Idiots! The food at sails was amazing! It arrived fairly quickly and the taste texture and presentation was truly superb. The surf and turf was a big meal but a colossal step up from...More

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I have stayed more then once in a villa at Almanara and it was very convenient to reach at a few steps distance The sails . it is on a beautiful beach , the food very good and selected and the service rather efficient ....More

Thank Andreina B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was my second visit to Diani and I just had to go back to Sails. The ambiance, food and service is exceptional. Diani has a handful of good restaurants and we chose to eat here three out of four days (unfortunately they're closed on...More

Thank Sahiba C
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I had a lovely dinner with my partner at Sails on the 1st October. Sails offers the best service and the food is outstanding - the ambience in the evening is lovely - I had the best homemade tagliatelle with porcini mushrooms in Kenya -...More

Thank Nelmarie69
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The food was ok, service from the staff was verry poor, not friendly we want to have a Nice evening relaxing diner And the food must Be come verry Fast so that they can close And go home, that' not we i take vacation. For...More

2  Thank Dimitri V
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Yet again, a stunning meal at a really great retaurant. Well done again Chef ! Setting, staff, service and meal must rate right up there with the best.

Thank SpikeRumsey
Reviewed 16 September 2016

There are a lot of beachfront restaurants along Diani Beach attached to various resorts and hotels, and many of them provide reasonable fare. However the food and service at Sails was a cut above everywhere else I visited and very reasonably priced. Decent sized portions,...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The food was very tasty. I'm not a seafood eater and of course staying onthe coast for vacation it's hard to find good alternatives. It was myself, 2 close single girlfriends and my husband. My husband is the only one from Kenya, so he was...More

Thank Queen_Sheena83
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Lydia J
Do men have to wear trousers for dinner at this place?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Nelmarie69 | Reviewed this property |
shorts is fine as long as you dress neatly :)
Lydia J
Do men have to wear trousers for dinner at this place?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Sarah K | Reviewed this property |
We were there 2 weeks ago and people were dressed very casually and in shorts
Aron M
Where can i get the Menu? I did not find it on the website :(
1 February 2017|
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Response from Hanskramer | Reviewed this property |
Weekly new menu. See the texts on their website on this topic. Our Cuisine Chef Luke prepares a new menu each week, using only the freshest ingredients. Seafood is his forte with the local fisherman delivering their catch... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Almanara Luxury Villas, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 716 863884
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Located on the beach front within Almanara, this breathtaking piece of architecture is both stunning and unique. The sweeping sails and curving beams create an ambience unparalleled on the east coast of Africa. Executive Chef Luke Doig & his team are on hand for lunch and dinner to bring to you a variety of international flavours perfect for any mood. Fresh seafood is delivered daily by the local fishermen, allowing guests to sample all that the Indian Ocean has to offer.